Sep 23, 2012 3:00pm PDT
this is happening and did evaluing the brand. >> the yankees and orioles one team apart. >> the baltimore team is amazing. this was a team people thought they would lose 100 games. it's been -- that baltimore is a great story. we're going to see something interesting with the postseason this year. we're going to have five teams for the first time, this sort of play-in game. i think among purists that's ruffled some feathers. i think it's great. i think you look at the nba, more than half the team makes the postseason. in baseball they play 162 games. why not let more teams have a chance at the playoffs? it's a new wrinkle this year. some good races and i think these playoff drives, it's always good for the fans, and i think this is a move that was overdue. >> finally, a sad story here of vince young. he's a former heisman trophy winner, signed a $26 million contract, and now he's supposedly broke. how does that happen? >> unfortunately, it's not a new story. i mean, we see guys getting a lot of money, not always a lot of financial sophistication. in this case if you read about this case, one o
Sep 22, 2012 11:30pm PDT
in the 12th when jim thome fresh of the disabled list scored adam jones. baltimore wins 9-6 to stay up with game ahead of the yankees in the east division race and maintain the wild-card spot by 2 over oakland. >>> today usc beat golden bears for the ninth straight time. they take their frustration out on cal. that is daniel lasco on the business end of that cheap shot. trojans threaten on the first drive, but williams picks off barkley's throw in the end zone. two picks by barkley. cal not stop the trojan's running game. silas redd, penn state transfer scores the touchdown in the 1st quarter. he ran for 296 yards. cal answers with a field goal, but trojans come back with a 75- yard drive and southern cal led at halftime. usc nearly doubled the golden bears in yards. the only touchdown in the second half, late 4th quarter is matt barkley to lee again. usc wins 27-9 and cal loses its fourth straight conference opener. cal quarterback zach maynard was sacked twice. they now host arizona state next saturday. >> san josi state is now 3-1 for the first time since 2006. and beat san diego s
Sep 23, 2012 7:00am PDT
. as and baltimore orioles are leading the race to secure the two wild card spots in the american league. >>> now take a look at other top stories we were following. federal authorities have begun a criminal investigation into the chevron refinery in richmond. comes after investigators discovered the company detoured pollutants around monitoring equipment at that richmond refinery investigation is not related to last month's huge fire. >>> police are looking for the gunman in an overnight shooting that sent one person to the hospital. the shooting victim was found at 4:00 this morning. police say the victim was shot in the head and has unknown injuries. >>> been a year since two of three american hikers werefried from a prison in iran. yesterday josh fattal organized a rally in new york to celebrate his freedom. he and two other hikers jane bauer and sarah insured were hiking when they were arrested by iranian border guards. >>> a grass fire has been contained in a part of the east bay where only half of the fire stations are operational. the fire started just before 2:00 p.m. yesterday near albe
Sep 23, 2012 7:00am EDT
could change even after voting began on october 2. back to the phones. baltimore, maryland. dorothy is on our line for democrats. go ahead. calm i like early voting -- caller: i like early voting. mitt romney lies too much and he is a thief. devils.ike they come to kill and destroyed. host: this is from this morning's edition of the washington post. the headline, why is it so hard to register to voted? she writes, americans have been registering to vote since the 19th century. north dakotans do not have to register to vote. they can show up on election day. if most americans are not registered by october 9, they will be shut out of this year plus all election. there are several states such as maine that allow the election day registration. she goes on to write, americans by now are accustomed to registration. to most people throughout the world, the u.s. system is mystifying. on the governments create eligible voter lists, in tabling the majority of their adult population to vote. the government maintains the role. -- the roll. victoria is the author of "day electoral dysfunction."